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South Australia: Liquor Licensing Act 1997, Section 113.
Liquor must NOT be supplied to persons under 18.
South Australia Licence Number: 50804577.

2020 Halliday 4.5 star winery

Light of Australia, Merlot

Merlot

FRUIT

Merlot is an elegant and soft variety that provides a supple wine of finesse. The 2017 Vintage was slightly later in starting than usual, only commencing in the last week in February.   Cooler conditions allowed this Vintage to Finish with Balanced Quality and respectful yields.

 

WINEMAKING

Harvest at optimum timing capturing full fruit potential.

Fermented on skins for 10 days and carefully monitored to allow a fermenting regime of 24 to 28 degrees.   Seasoned, house select French oak is used in the maturation of this smooth well-balanced Merlot. during Malolactic.

 

Fruit   Merlot 

Region   South Australia

Alcohol   14.5%  

Titratable Acidity   5.85

Closure   Screw cap     

pH   3.6 

 

COLOUR 

Vibrant cardinal red with magenta hues

 

BOUQUET  

The Bouquet exhibits blueberries, violets and gentle thyme notes

 

PALATE 

Well-structured palate of black berries and cherries, filling the mouth with full bodied, velvety layered tannins.

 

FOOD PAIRINGS

Roasted pork loin rubbed in rosemary & Garlic paste

Pan seared Duck breast with blueberry sauce.

 

Exported by Global Bosen Group Pty Ltd.  1/43 Center Dandenong Road, Cheltenham, Victoria 3192